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Tips to Make Your Face Photogenic by Peter Hurley

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 19 - 2021
Portrait Photography Tips

Portrait Photography Tips

Peter Hurley is a famous portrait and headshot photographer. He has been splashing around the world of close up photography for more than a decade. Headshot photograph is a photo which is taken with the head and a small part of the shoulder as the focus of the photo. In this opportunity, Peter will share some secrets on what he usually does to make his clients look more photogenic in front of camera. According to him, one of the easiest ways to make any of his client look cooler is by highlighting their chin line.

The secret of his style of taking a photograph is actually very simple. The key point is not to let the chin and the neck slur with each other without any clear line between them. Apparent chin line will make your face appear haggard and it will look more attractive. It is a very simple attempt; you just need to point your face forward a bit. But if you shoot from the side, you can slightly lower down one of your shoulders (that faces the camera) then direct your face to the front and put it little bit sideway. If the left shoulder is the one being lowered, you need to put your face aslant to the right and vice versa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips for Photographing Full Figured Models

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 19 - 2021

Super Model Photography

Super Model Photography



Whoever you photograph and when photographing different body types, you’re always demanded to produce a flattering photograph. And nowadays, more than ever, photographing full figured people means you have to make them look slimmer to get the flattering effect.

The following are a few tips to ensure you get that desired flattering angle and exposition when photographing full figured models.

1. Clothing
Choose clothing that is slimming. For that, choose dark colored clothes with vertical patterns and a bit of a loose fit. Bright clothing that is too tight will accentuate the body, making the figure look wider. Read the rest of this entry »

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Children Photography Tips and Trick

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 6 - 2021
Children Photography Tips and Trick - Spontaneous Shot

Children Photography Tips and Trick - Spontaneous Shot

Children can be captured on camera successfully in many different circumstances and locations. When photographing children you’ve got to keep it moving, make it fun and yield to their character. For most children, getting their photograph taken is fun and they will perform for the photographer. This in turn brings their personality to life on camera. This article will teach you tips and tricks that will make your children photos worthy of their place on the frig, shelf or wall Read the rest of this entry »

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People and Portrait Photography Tips

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 3 - 2021
People and Portrait Photography Tips

People and Portrait Photography Tips

There is no doubt that great photos require a skilled and talented photographer to shoot them. Both skill and talent help photographers to correctly implement a scene’s elements such as light, shadow, composition and objects to create an amazing photo.Of all the various subjects, people reliably make the best photographs. Nothing is more fascinating to us than other people.People photography is one of those photography types that deal with humans as an object in the photo. So, people photographers need to know how to get the most out of these objects in their scene. A good ‘people’ photograph shows character, emotion and a connection for the viewer. Here are some tips to help you take great shots of the people in your life. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips on Photographing Children and Families with Graham Monro

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 10 - 2021

Graham Monro Photography

Graham Monro Photography



A once commercial photographer who did a lot of sport and magazine work, Graham Monro took his professional skills over to the domestic field of photography where he exclusively shoots portraits. In this video, he explains great tips to achieve phenomenal photographs of families and children.



Though the video’s title explains that it explains wedding photography, in actuality this video focuses more on photographing children in their environment. However, his tips can easily be used to achieve a successful wedding photography as well.

Main points explained by on Photographing Children and Families in the video are: Read the rest of this entry »

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